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17:27

Social Media and Satire Fuel Arab Spring in Tunisia, Egypt

MediaShift :: In Tunisia, where the Arab Spring in many ways began, a satirical comic book series on Facebook is gathering buzz. Called "Captain Khobza," (spelled 5OBZA) it features a masked, Zorro-like character who goes around with a baguette rather than a weapon in order to promote and highlight the importance of non-violent action.

Its creators see the series as an important tool to prevent a backslide on freedom of expression in post-uprising Tunisia.

Continue to read Susannah Vila, www.pbs.org

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